January 1, 1943

Fighting Snow to “Keep ’em Flying”

The AVIATION NEWS

National Aviation

AIR TRANSPORT

Who Should Carry Air Cargo?

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Fighting Snow to “Keep ’em Flying”

It's of utmost importance that airports be kept free of snow. Transport efficiency, so essential to the war effort, demands it. Airports must be usable at all times.

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The AVIATION NEWS

National Aviation

That the Air Force has some new air weapons on the assembly lines that will soon “deal paralyzing blows to our enemies,” was revealed by Chief of Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, in a recent address to graduates of Randolph and other Texas flight schools.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Who Should Carry Air Cargo?

This transportation authority declares for a national policy which will help airminded leadership develop commodity movement on a sound economic basis.

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NEW PRODUCTS

Shop Equipment & Accessories

Elevating Weld-Positioner.... 41 Hydraulic tilting and elevating table, powered by motor driven hydraulic pump and capable of revolving in any position mechanically by worm gear arrangement, is embodied in hydraulic elevating welding positioner made by Lyon-Raymond Corp., Greene, N. Y.
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MANUFACTURING SECTION

More From Your Drop Hammers

Concluding a series devoted to drop hammer technique and innovations, the authors here describe proper set-up procedures and give some more tips on the making of dies and uses of rubber.

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MANUFACTURING SECTION

How to Fair Lines By Graphical Calculus

Mathematical lofting has given greater accuracy, easier development... has saved time, space, labor costs. Now comes a new significant advancement—the Madsen Method. Here are the fundamental steps and integer-station procedure.

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MANUFACTURING SECTION

Design Considerations for Plywood Structures

Continuing his discussion of basic plywood design factors for aircraft, the author here analyzes plywood structural stresses.

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Miracle of 1942

America's first year of war saw our industry turn in a record-shattering Win-With-Wings production performance that ran Axis Planemakers into the ground. Our manufacturers tackled "what couldn't be done" and did it—and made aviation the nation's leading industry.
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MANUFACTURING SECTION

Theory and Technique of Perspective Projection

Increasingly favored on aircraft production lines, perspective engineering illustrations are both supplementing and replacing ordinary blueprints—thus creating a wide demand for personnel trained to execute these drawings. First of a series on graphical projection fundamentals, this article details one-point perspective principles.

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MILITARY

Flight Strip “Hows” and “Whys”

Easily and quickly built, convenient highway-side runways augment our defense and training, expedite ATC services, promise to promote postwar civil flying. Here are revealed details of site-selections, design, and construction of these flight strips.
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